Stroke remains the leading cause of death and disability. Yet, 80 percent of cardiovascular disease, including stroke is largely preventable through education, simple lifestyle changes and action.
The American Heart Association/American Stroke Association realizes this combined impact and has made tremendous strides – reducing stroke from the #3 cause of death in the U.S. to the #5 in just 5 years.
Despite our local/national efforts more than 2,150 Americans die from cardiovascular diseases each day – one every 40 seconds. Additionally, someone in the United States has a stoke every 40Join Club